The Social Life of Bears Presentation sponsored by the Boston Conservation Committee and Hiking and Backpacking Committee
Ben Kilham will share his fascinating observations, slides and videos, of bears in the wild as he follows cubs that have been rehabilitated and released. Learn how mother bears teach their cubs, and how bears share their territory when food is scarce.
Then learn from AMC and state wildlife experts how to respond to bear encounters on your hiking and camping trips.
Light refreshments will be served.
Presenter - Dr. Ben Kilham rehabilitates bear cubs at the Kilham Bear Center in New Hampshire, and is the author of a number of books. Dr. Kilham has been the subject of a full-length film by National Geographic and he has recently assisted the government of China applying his knowledge of bears to the restoration of Pandas. Check out his website https://kilhambearcenter.org/
This event is free and open to all, suggested age 12- 99+.
Please register now to reserve your seat.
Joan Entwistle is the chair of the Boston Chapter Conservation Committee